How Meeting Planners Kill Speakers

If you’re just starting out as a pro speaker, you’ll probably assume that the people who hire you are totally on top of things and will take care of all the little details that will allow you to look great, come off as a pro, and have maximum impact on the audience....

3 Ways Speakers Screw Up Their Intro

Your host asks, “How would you like to be introduced?” Here are two responses: The Amateur: “Oh, whatever. Just pick a couple of things out of my bio.” The Pro: (whipping out a one-minute intro in an easy-to-read 20-point font): “This would be perfect, thanks.” Don’t...

How to Beat Stage Fright

I’m convinced that you CAN beat this awful beast using the 30 simple, practical, effective techniques I’ve researched. These include over-preparation so you can perform automatically because you’re so well-rehearsed; practicing in front of one or...